|[See America First] - Unknown|
Actress Kay Gordon visits various Oakland, California businesses.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland
Downloads: 1,874 (2 reviews)
|[Oakland, California Real Estate Promotional Film] - Havens (Wickham)|
Real estate promotional film on Oakland, California and her sister cities made by Wickham Havens, a local developer.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland
Downloads: 7,544 (5 reviews)
|Tribune-American Dream Picture - Oakland Tribune-American|
Astonishing film sponsored by a newspaper which held a contest for the most unusual dream and then made it into a short film. A woman dreams of losing her baby, rowing across San Francisco Bay and finding her child in an unusual place.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland; Dreams; Surrealism
Downloads: 21,128 (11 reviews)
|California Is Climate - Palmer (W.A.) Films, Inc.|
Promotional film for the eastern San Francisco Bay Area (Alameda and part of Contra Costa counties) emphasizing its excellent weather, advanced infrastructure, and cultural and economic advantages.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Alameda County; San Francisco Bay Area: Industry; Weather
Downloads: 4,477 (3 reviews)
|[Oakland Oaks Baseball Season Opens] - Unknown|
Baseball season opens in Oakland, California: April 2, 1918; auto parade through downtown streets and pregame warmup.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Baseball; San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland; Sports: Baseball
Downloads: 9,899 (3 reviews)
|Three to Get Ready: A Progress Report from BART - Levene (Carol)|
Shows stages in the construction of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: BART; Transportation: Subways and metros; San Francisco Bay Area: Infrastructure
Downloads: 9,772 (3 reviews)
|[Berkeley, California Fire] - Unknown|
Coverage of the 1923 citywide conflagration.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Berkeley; Fires and firefighting
Downloads: 5,539 (4 reviews)
|[First Private Atom Power Plant Opens] - Universal-International Newsreel|
Vallecitos Atomic Electric Power Plant, the first licensed nuclear power plant, opens at Pleasanton, Calif. on November 25, 1957. Newsreel story.
Keywords: Newsreels; Atomic-nuclear: Energy; San Francisco Bay Area: Alameda County
Downloads: 16,256 (2 reviews)
|[Redwood Estates Promotional Film] - Unknown|
Real estate promotional film from long before there was a Silicon Valley.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Silicon Valley; California: Redwood Estates; Suburbia
Downloads: 4,136 (3 reviews)
|You and Your Bicycle - Progressive Pictures|
Bicycle safety film for children, shot on the streets of Oakland and Berkeley, California. Features numerous examples of safe and unsafe cycle riding, simulated accidents, and scenes of post-World War II East Bay streets and sidewalks.
Keywords: Bicycles; Bicycles: Safety; San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland
Downloads: 12,628 (5 reviews)
|[Gould Can 5376: Mayor Rolph throws out first ball]|
San Francisco, California: Mayor Rolph throws out first ball to open baseball season
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area; California; Sports; Opening day; Rolph, James
|[Mount Tamalpais Gravity Railroad] - Unknown|
Railroad transporting tourists to top of Marin County's highest peak.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Marin County; Transportation: Railroad
Downloads: 7,194 (4 reviews)
|[Petaluma Chicken Promotional Film] - Unknown|
Early promotional film for Sonoma County poultry industry featuring young women making an extremely large omelet.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Sonoma County; Agriculture: Poultry
Downloads: 28,457 (7 reviews)
|[Martinez, California Scenes] - Unknown|
Scenes shot in Martinez, Contra Costa County, California, on San Pablo Bay, apparently in the late 1920s. Images include: pans over the waterfront; workers at the Bay Specialty Company; the erection of the American Plywood factory; white-collar men exiting a meeting, greeting the camera and tipping their hats; workers at the Martinez Steam Laundry posing; flappers outside another business; entrance to Alhambra Union High School and students leaving; high-school girls in typing class; Martinez El...
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Martinez; Occupations: Laundry; Children
Downloads: 11,569 (4 reviews)
|Long Street, The - Unknown|
How the Salvation Army responds to human needs. Includes many images of depressed neighborhoods and skid rows in San Francisco and other California cities, as well as the construction of Daly City.
Keywords: Social services; Salvation Army; San Francisco Bay Area
Downloads: 2,732 (2 reviews)
|When You Are a Pedestrian - Progressive Pictures|
Pedestrians and motorists share the responsibility for accident prevention. Filmed on the streets and sidewalks of Oakland, California, and on a tabletop with model cars and dolls representing pedestrians. The film that began the Prelinger Archives collection.
Keywords: Safety: Pedestrian; Animation: Stop-motion; San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland
Downloads: 8,695 (3 reviews)
|Shopping Can Be Fun: A New Concept in Merchandising - Kelley (George H.)|
How the Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo, California increased traffic with a sophisticated program of advertising and promotion. Excellent footage of stores and shoppers in an upscale suburb. Some footage from this film was used in IN THE SUBURBS. Producer and Photographer: George H. Kelley. Kodachrome.
Keywords: Consumerism; Shopping centers; San Francisco Bay Area: San Mateo County
Downloads: 14,716 (10 reviews)
|Golden Gate City - Castle Films|
The World Parade, produced by Castle Films, distributed by University of Alabama 0659 PA8627 Golden Gate City
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area; San Francisco Bay Area: Infrastructure; San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Downloads: 3,970 (4 reviews)
|Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco - Universal Pictures|
Brooklyn native Phil Foster tours San Francisco and comments on many places of interest.
Keywords: San Francisco: Humor; San Francisco Bay Area; California: History and culture
Downloads: 6,744 (5 reviews)
|Stranger, The - Cozzolino (Joseph S.)|
Homemade cautionary drama about the case of a young girl who is abducted and murdered by a stranger. Director and Photographer: Joseph S. Cozzolino. With Tolie Cozzolino (Mother); Rennie Knight (Girl); Danny Knight (Stranger); Steve Knight (Boy); Ron McHenry and R. Anderson (Deputies). Filmed in and around Santa Rosa, California. Kodachrome.
Keywords: Safety: Children; Crime and criminals; San Francisco Bay Area: Sonoma County
Downloads: 9,830 (15 reviews)
|[Amateur film: Golden Gate Bridge] - Unknown|
Views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Yosemite National Park and Golden Gate International Exposition.
Keywords: California: History and culture; World's Fairs; San Francisco Bay Area
Downloads: 8,134 (4 reviews)
|Home Movies: Can 11327: San Francisco Bay, Zoo, Lake and Fleet Week, ca. 1929-31|
Scenes shot on San Francisco Bay during Fleet Week (ca. 1929-31), on a lake and at a zoo.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay; Fleet Week; lakes; zoos; animals; home movies; leisure; recreation; military
Downloads: 384 (1 review)
|[Amateur film: Colaci collection, roll 1-B] - Unknown|
Life in the San Francisco Bay Area just after World War II: families stand on the Golden Gate Bridge and watch troops returning on naval vessels; a man spraypaints a car; the China Clippers and other aircraft fly around the Bay; a baby girl plays with blocks; a family picnics.
Keywords: San Francisco: World War II: Postwar; Motion pictures: Amateur; San Francisco Bay Area
Downloads: 8,389 (4 reviews)
|Home Movies: Can 11328: Outdoor Dining, Fishing, San Francisco Bay, Fleet Week, ca. 1929-31|
Home movies showing an outdoor meal attended by upper-middle-class people, fishing on San Francisco Bay (the Marin islands and East and West Brother Islands visible), boating in the area of San Francisco Marina, and scenes of Fleet Week in San Francisco Bay, ca. 1929-31.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay; Fleet Week; home movies; leisure; recreation; military; dining; eating; meals; Marin County; San Francisco Yacht Harbor
Downloads: 379 (1 review)
|Home Movies: Can 11339: A Little Picnic|
Produced by Jack Simmons and Bob Jordan. Titles date film as Sunday, July 7, 1940. Includes scenes of a picnic, two men practicing contact gymnastics, resting and sport. After "The End" title, film includes footage of automobile racing on banked track in enclosed stadium, point-of-view scenes shot from a car driving westbound on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, eastbound scenes on the bridge, scenes on San Francisco Bay shot from a ferry, a parade on an unidentified occasion (possibly the c...
Keywords: San Francisco; San Francisco Bay; San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge; Golden Gate Bridge; home movies; leisure; recreation; Motion pictures (titles); driving; ferries; Automobiles (Racing)
Downloads: 922 (1 review)